Interview Highlights

On “world Elephant Day”:

– World Elephant Day has been in existence since 2012. It’s purpose is to teach about elephants- “the role that they play, how similar to us they are…and unfortunately the problems they face with poaching.”

– “Every day 96 elephants are killed, one every 15 minutes, and 35,000 per year.”

– “We have a responsibility to save elephants.”

About John F. Calvelli

John F. Calvelli  Wednesday August 12, 2015 was world elephant day.  The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), founded in 1895, has the clear mission to save wildlife and wild places across the globe.  John Calvelli is the Executive Vice President for the Public Affairs Division of WCS.  He helped found and currently Chairs the Executive Committee of the International Conservation Partnership (ICP), comprised of senior public affairs representatives from the major global U.S. conservation organizations. Calvelli is also a member of the New York State Environmental Leaders Group. 

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